Final recommendations following ward boundary review
Dudley is set to have new boundaries for its council wards, in final recommendations published today by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England.
Following a review, the commission has recommended there continues to be 72 ward councillors in the borough in 24 wards – three in each ward.
There has been changes in the names of some wards and boundaries slightly altered so wards have a similar number of electors.
Full details of the final recommendations can be found on the Commission’s website at www.lgbce.org.uk/all-reviews/dudley, where an interactive map is available.
The Commission will soon present these proposals to parliament for an Order to be made. If the Order is not rejected, the new wards will be in place for the next election in May 2024.
Notes to editors
The Local Government Boundary Commission for England is an independent body accountable to Parliament. It recommends fair electoral and boundary arrangements for local authorities in England.
Its review aims to make sure councillors represent about the same number of electors as well as ensure its proposals reflect community ties and identities.